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Scott Gargan

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Avicii performing in Connecticut this summer

After launching his North American #TRUETOUR in New England earlier this month, Avicii will return the region this summer for a performance at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville on Friday, June 27 at 9 p.m. Tickets, which cost $99, $79 and $59, go on sale Friday, April 25 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster. Kicking off […] [Read More]
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Andrew Bird & The Hands of Glory performing in Bridgeport

Singer/songwriter/violinist Andrew Bird is heading out on the road with his band, The Hand of Glory, this summer. Bird will stop at The Klein in Bridgeport, just three days after his appearance at the Central Park Summer Stage, on Friday, July 11. Tickets to the show, which cost $40 and $35, go on sale Friday, […] [Read More]
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Poet and Stamford instructor wins Pulitzer Prize

Vijay Seshadri, a faculty member at the Stamford-based Mayapple Center for the Arts and Humanities, recently took home a Pulitzer Prize in poetry. A native of Bangalore, India and a resident of Brooklyn, N.Y., Seshadri won the Pulitzer Prize for his poetry book, “3 Sections.” He is the first Asian-American to receive the honor. Here’s more […] [Read More]

Jim Henson’s ‘The Dark Crystal’ playing at Avon Theatre

“The Dark Crystal” — Jim Henson’s ambitious, all-puppet fantasy epic — will be shown at Stamford’s Avon Theatre on Tuesday, April 29 at 8:30 p.m. Part of the Avon’s Cult Classics series, the screening will be preceded by a cocktail hour at F.I.S.H. Restaurant & Bar in Stamford at 7:30 p.m. Three movie-inspired specialty drinks […] [Read More]
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Miley Cyrus cancels Connecticut concert

The “Party in the U.S.A.” is over — at least for now. Miley Cyrus has canceled the remaining dates on the American leg of her 2014 tour, including her April 25 concert at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket. Cyrus is dealing with an “extreme allergic reaction” to an antibiotic, according to a statement from her […] [Read More]

Stamford actor Henry Simmons starring in indie sports drama ‘From the Rough’

Henry Simmons found plenty of inspiration on the basketball court, both in his time playing the sport and in his role in the 1994 hoops drama, “Above The Rim.” Now, he’s finding it on the golf course — specifically, in the heroic story of Catana Starks. The Stamford native stars alongside Academy Award nominees Taraji […] [Read More]

Two Roads hosting Nor’Yeaster rare beer release

It’ll be raining beer at Two Roads Brewery this weekend when Connecticut’s largest craft brewer releases “three rare and unique beers.” To be held Saturday, April 19, Two Roads’ Nor’Yeaster event will celebrate the release of their Urban Funk Wild Ale, Krazy Pucker, a sour beer, and Henry’s Farm Double Bock Lager Aged in Rye Whiskey […] [Read More]
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Star Jones Signes Copies Of "Satan's Sisters: A Novel Work of Fiction"

Star Jones to headline Heart Association benefit in Greenwich

Star Jones will headline the Go Red For Women Luncheon on Friday, May 30 at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich. Jones, a former host of “The View” and contestant on “Celebrity Apprentice,” will give the keynote address. The event is a benefit for the American Heart Association. For tickets, go online, call 914-640-3269 or […] [Read More]
Chocolate Rain Shop

Where to buy Easter candy in Southwestern Connecticut

Clifton Benham may have named his 4-year-old store after his beloved bulldog, Chunky Pam, but he has a soft spot for bunnies, too — chocolate ones. Benham recently got a shipment of solid milk chocolate Easter bunnies, which are on display in the storefront of his pastel-colored sweet shop in Darien. Candy lovers can indulge […] [Read More]

Bridgeport’s Rampage Skatepark hosting Nor’Easter Jam

Bridgeport’s Rampage Skatepark will host its next skate and BMX blowout on Saturday, April 19 at noon. Nor’Easter Jam will feature ‘Best Trick’ and ‘Foot Down’ competitions, BBQ, graffiti, pop-up shops and live music from Zombii, Disabled Time, Damnation and Neon Ducks. For more information, call 203-366-7267. [Read More]